Building a Telescope: Build a homemade telescope

I don’t know what finally pushed me over the edge. Maybe it was those ads in Astronomy and Sky & Telescope. I was starting to feel inadequate with my binoculars.

Anyway, I built my own telescope. Although this may seem like a fairly common occurrence, it’s actually a fairly big deal in my case because I’m not at all a handyman type of guy. It takes me months, sometimes years, to finish a room renovation. You should hear my wife. Anyway, I built my own telescope, and this Web site is an account of the process.

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